Charity Trustees Welcome Pack

As a new charity trustee, this guide will help you in your role. It can also be used by existing trustees to refresh knowledge and skills. Produced by the Charity Commission. 

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Each year there are around 100,000 new trustees, appointed either as trustees of newly registered charities or existing established charities.

We recognise the vital role that they play and welcome people who take on a trustee position.

The Welcome Pack outlines the basics of trusteeship, summarises what they can expect, raises awareness of their duties and responsibilities, explains what needs to be sent to us and provides reference to more detailed guidance and information

The guide may also be helpful if you are a new trustee, an existing trustee who would like to refresh their knowledge
thinking of appointing or inducting a new trustee or interested in becoming a trustee